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Curious about what books will be released in the months ahead so you can pre-order or reserve them? Then click on the months below.

Please note we have not included every book that is coming out, but rather some that caught our eye --- and that we thought should catch yours as well.

March 2013


When Love Comes to Town by Tom Lennon - Lifestyles , Family & Relationships, Fiction, Mental Health, Sexuality, Young Adult 15+

Albert Whitman Teen | 9780807589168 | Published March 1, 2013

The year is 1990, and in his hometown of Dublin, Ireland, Neil Byrne plays rugby, keeps up with the in-crowd at his school and is just a regular guy. A guy who's gay. It's a secret he keeps from the wider world as he explores the city at night and struggles to figure out how to reveal his real self --- and to whom.

Banished: Surviving My Years in the Westboro Baptist Church by Lauren Drain with Lisa Pulitzer - Memoir, Nonfiction

Grand Central Publishing | 9781455512423 | Published March 5, 2013

For the first 14 years of her life, Lauren Drain's childhood was fairly normal. However, once her atheist father was seduced by the charismatic leaders of the Westboro Baptist Church, her life suddenly became a frightening experience of religious fanaticism and cult-like mind control that lasted for years before she was banished from the group and forced out on her own.

Dr. Bird's Advice for Sad Poets by Evan Roskos - Fiction, Humor, Young Adult 14+

Houghton Mifflin Books for Children | 9780547928531 | Published March 5, 2013

Sixteen-year-old James Whitman has been yawping (à la Whitman) at his abusive father ever since he kicked his beloved older sister, Jorie, out of the house. James’s painful struggle with anxiety and depression make for a heart-rending read, but his wild, exuberant Whitmanization of the world and keen sense of humor keep this emotionally charged debut novel buoyant.

Everybody Matters: My Life Giving Voice by Mary Robinson - Nonfiction

Walker & Company | 9780802779649 | Published March 5, 2013

One of the most inspiring women of our age, Mary Robinson has spent her life in pursuit of a fairer world, becoming a powerful and influential voice for human rights around the globe. Displaying a gift for storytelling and remembrance, Robinson reveals, in Everybody Matters, what lies behind the vision, strength, and determination that made her path to prominence as compelling as any of her achievements.

Frost Burned: Mercy Thompson, Book 7 by Patricia Briggs - Fantasy, Science Fiction

Ace Hardcover | 9780441020010 | Published March 5, 2013

Mercy Thompson’s life has undergone a seismic change. Becoming the mate of Adam Hauptman—the charismatic Alpha of the local werewolf pack—has made her a stepmother to his daughter Jesse, a relationship that brings moments of blissful normalcy to Mercy’s life. But on the edges of humanity, what passes for a minor mishap on an ordinary day can turn into so much more…

Hand-Drying in America and Other Stories by Ben Katchor

Pantheon | 9780307906908 | Published March 5, 2013

Murder Below Montparnasse: An Aimee Leduc Investigation by Cara Black - Fiction, Mystery

Soho Crime | 9781616952150 | Published March 5, 2013

Yuri Volodya, a mysterious old Russian man, hires Aimée Leduc to protect a painting. By the time she gets to his Montparnasse atelier, the precious painting has already been stolen. The next day, Yuri is found tortured to death. Some very dangerous people are threatening Aimée and her co-workers, and witnesses are dropping like flies. Now Aimée has to find the painting, stop her attackers, and figure out what her long-missing mother has to do with all this.

Night Moves: A Doc Ford Novel by Randy Wayne White - Fiction, Suspense, Thriller

Putnam Adult | 9780399158124 | Published March 5, 2013

While trying to solve one of Florida’s most profound secrets, Doc Ford is the target of a murder attempt by someone who wants to make it look like an accident. Or is the target actually his friend, Tomlinson? What their small family of friends don’t know is that their secret pasts make it impossible for the two of them to go to the law for help. There is an assassin on the loose, and it is up to them to find the killer --- before he (or she) finishes the job.

Room No. 10: A Chief Inspector Erik Winter Novel by Åke Edwardson - Fiction, Mystery

Simon & Schuster | 9781451608526 | Published March 5, 2013

A woman is discovered hanged in a hotel room in Gothenburg, Sweden. Chief Inspector Erik Winter wonders whether her family is holding back some secret that might help identify the murderer. At the same time, Winter becomes convinced that there may be a connection between this crime and one of his first cases as a young detective that concerned a young woman who disappeared --- from the same room in the same hotel.

Silenced by Kristina Ohlsson - Fiction, Suspense, Thriller

Atria/Emily Bestler Books | 9781439198902 | Published March 5, 2013

A teenage girl was assaulted and raped on a midsummer’s eve 15 years ago. Cut to present: a man is killed in a hit and run. He has no identification on him and is not reported missing. The same day, a priest and his wife are found dead in an apparent suicide. Fredrika Bergman and her colleagues are assigned to all three of the seemingly unrelated cases. What is the thread of evil that connects them all?